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30 October 2018

"How Purpose makes Anything Possible" - Bill Liao.

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A serial entrepreneur, investor, philanthropist, diplomat, and author; Bill founded not one but two unicorn companies in the 80s and 90s. His ambitions are now always driven by the purpose of creating a 'world that works for all life'. His work includes:

  • CoderDojo, a volunteer-driven community which teaches coding to kids in 107 countries
  • WeForest, which aims to combat climate change and support communities through forest restoration and has already planted 20 million trees.

He is also a General Partner at SOS Ventures and founded the world's first biotech accelerator, RebelBio.
He lives on a small farm in Cork, Ireland where he lives as sustainably as possible and has not set foot on a plane for 10 years. He is a charismatic speaker and regularly hosts masterclasses in persuasion. It's hardly surprising then that we found this conversation inspiring.

Listen to Bill on iTunes or Spotify

From Ed Stephens and Oliver Jones - Startup Microdose.